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Starts: 9:00am

Annual HOMESTEAD HOLIDAYS at the Historic Haile Homestead
Sunday, December 3rd
12 PM to 4 PM * FREE Admission! 8500 SW Archer Road (SR 24), 3 miles west of I-75, exit 384, Gainesville
Stroll through the 1856 plantation home decked out in an array of traditional greenery and Victorian finery. Docents in Victorian costume! See the Homestead’s famous “Talking Walls.” This year’s theme is Victorian Santas! Santa arrives at 2 PM! Free Carriage Rides! Enjoy live holiday music performed by young musicians. Sip some hot cider as you browse a selection of home-baked goodies, and special holiday ornaments. Funded in part by Visit Gainesville/Alachua County. Proceeds benefit Historic Haile Homestead Inc., the 501c3 non-profit that operates the Homestead. For more information call 352-336-9096 or see or